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Nov 16, 2013 10:35am EST
than i do. those of you who don't know bob, he's marked most of the chissome trail and set 400 markers. if you really want to know where the chissome trail goes, you'll need to talk to hip, heim, he's the expert. tonight, i want to talk about cattle trails and trailing from the end of the civil war to the 1890s. it was an interesting period in american history and the history of the west. it was a period that has been masked in many ways by folklore and the films and television which have taken all reality out of the experience. but in many ways, it was even more fascinating than what you may read in books or see in films. as many as 10 million head of cattle and a million horses were driven. between the end of the civil war and the turn of the 20th century. the profitable driving of wild longhorn cattle to distant markets, weeks and even months away from their point of origin, called for careful organization and movement of cattle, horses, men and supplies. droving methods that were used on the great plains evolved from time-tested southern and midwestern practices. which in turn trac
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